Price: 1,150

Mashhad Tour - Code: 04

Pilgrimage Tour

Tour Name: Mashhad Tour

Code: 04

This price is subject to booking six weeks in advance due to the typical duration for visa approval.

Duration: 8 days & 7 nights

Iran is the land of hospitality; the country of history and mystery. This ancient country is a must to see. It is home to one of the world’s oldest civilization dating back to 7000 BC. With an area of 1, 648, 195 km2, this historical country is the 2nd largest country in the Middle East (after Saudi Arabia) and the 18th largest country in the worlds. It is also the 17th most populous country of the world. Based on its long and old history, Iran has a rich culture. Every parts of Iran, from west to the east and north to the south, have its own culture, customs and traditions. It also contains gorgeous nature due to its different climates in all seasons.

Mashhad is the second most populous city in Iran and the capital of Razavi Khorasan Province. It is located in the northeast of the country, near the borders with Turkmenistan and Afghanistan. It has a population of 3,001,184 inhabitants (2016 census), which includes the areas of Mashhad Taman and Torqabeh.[8] It was a major oasis along the ancient Silk Road connecting with Merv to the east.

The city is named after the "shrine" of Imam Reza, the eighth Shia Imam. The Imam was buried in a village in Khorasan, which afterwards gained the name Mashhad, meaning the place of martyrdom. Every year, millions of pilgrims visit the Imam Reza shrine. The Abbasid caliph Harun al-Rashid is also buried within the shrine.

Mashhad has been governed by different ethnic groups over the course of its history. The city enjoyed relative prosperity in the Mongol period.

Mashhad's excursion and visits, including Holy Places, Tomb of Ferdowsi, Kuh Sangi, Shandiz, Torqabeh and Akhlamad.

Mashhad is the religious capital of Iran. This 8-day tour includes visiting Mashhad and its attractions.

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All inclusive, including visa fees, flight, accommodation, airport transfer, sightseeing tickets and food. Travel insurance is the passenger’s responsibility.
Children under 7 get 20% off.

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